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Islamabad: a bird-watcher’s paradise

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By Ben Sheppard

ISLAMABAD, Nov 13: Islamabad often makes the news for suicide attacks, extremism and political upheaval, but for a small band of enthusiasts the city is famous for something very different — bird-watching.

Just 10 minutes drive from the centre of the capital city, there are mountains and wetlands teeming with exotic birds, while Islamabad’s many leafy gardens and avenues boast rare breeds that delight visiting ornithologists. Read More »Islamabad: a bird-watcher’s paradise